i replaced the calipers rotors and hoses and its still locked what is my next step
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1997 Ford Escort Question: Front brakes loked how do i fix it
Answer #1pushrod August 15, 2013, 20:34Master
All wheels locked?
Replydsmith4812, August 15, 2013, 20:39Rookie
No just the front, and it has abs but the light aint on
Replypushrod, August 15, 2013, 20:51Master
Brakes release if bleeder screw opened up? If so it's most likely the mast. cyl. Fluid can't retun.
Replydsmith4812, August 16, 2013, 06:50Rookie
All brakes have fluid coming out the bleeder valve
Replypushrod, August 16, 2013, 06:55Master
That's not what i ask! Does opening the bleeder release the brakes so the wheel will spin? You said the brakes were locked!!
Replydsmith4812, August 16, 2013, 08:36Rookie
yes if I release the bleeder valve it does release the pads
Replypushrod, August 16, 2013, 08:40Master
Only thing left is the master cyl is not letting the fluid flow back into the reservoir. IF you replaced both hoses and both calipers.
May need some hands on help from a mechanic.
Good luck with it, let others know what fixes this by posting results later.
Replydsmith4812, August 16, 2013, 08:50Rookie
yes I have repaced both hoses and calipers, if I unhook the ABS to bypass that could that maybe the problem
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (10955 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 482-6185globalhelper August 16, 2013, 06:56Master
SEEK HELP ON THIS INSTEAD OF THROWING PARTS AT IT
Replydsmith4812, August 16, 2013, 08:37Rookie
Do You have any advice?